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SEC Adopts Final Pay Ratio Rule – A Comprehensive Summary

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Employment, Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities The SEC has adopted a final “pay ratio” rule required by Section 953(b) of the Dodd-Frank Act.  In general, the “pay ratio” rule requires public companies to disclose the median of the annual total compensation of all employees of a registrant (excluding the chief executive officer), the annual total compensation of that registrant’s chief executive […] Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2015

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ISS Commences 2016 Proxy Voting Policy Survey

Executive Compensation, Public Companies and Securities, Uncategorized ISS has commenced its 2016 proxy voting policy survey. Some of the issues ISS seeks comment on include: Is it appropriate to use non-GAAP or adjusted GAAP metrics for compensation... Read more →

by   |   August 5, 2015

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SEC Bolsters Whistleblower Anti-Retaliation Rules Through Interpretive Guidance

Employment, Litigation, Public Companies and Securities There has been a debate about whether a whistleblower must report information about a violation of securities laws to the SEC, as opposed to internal reporting, to qualify for... Read more →

by   |   August 4, 2015

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Option Holders Cannot be Burdened With Escrow in Merger Transaction

M&A In Fox v. CDX Holdings, Inc., the Delaware Court of Chancery held that option holders could not be burdened by an escrow imposed on equity holders in a merger transaction when the... Read more →

by   |   July 28, 2015